Beat the Recession By Being Your Own Boss

By Gianno Caldwell People often congratulate me for starting my own firm, Caldwell Strategic Consulting, at the ripe young age of 26. I often thank them, and sometimes add that I had no choice. Of course, I had a choice. I could have done lots of things, but lobbying and consulting is my passion and Read More …

Blackwell’s Business Evolution

  **Robert  Blackwell, Sr.**   has done what every good entrepreneur should do at the point of retirement or at the point of selling the business. He has written a book.  He has recorded his business history, development and intelligence in a book that others can follow.  He calls it *_*My Evolution as an Entrepreneur:  The Read More …

PROFESSIONAL GOALS STUCK IN MENTAL TRAFFIC? SWITCH OVER TO THE CARPOOL LANE!

  By Kanarian Kindred While on our journey to love and to be loved, we must still dedicate adequate time and attention to our career advancement. After all, our achievements in all realms of our lives help to improve our self-esteem and confidence. But, it is becoming more and more apparent that reaching our goals is contingent on Read More …

Love Cork Screw: Wine For The Whimsical

An Event Within A Bottle   “Give me coffee for the things I can change and wine for those that I can’t.” I lifted this from a social media posting a few weeks back and my goodness, it just resonates with life so well! With wine being a male-dominated industry but a female’s social and Read More …

Moses Hall: CEO of MoHall Loft

It is truly amazing when one can make a living off of their creative art. It is a sure sign that you’ve shaken hands, successfully, with art and business. The learning process and the challenges don’t end, however, as an artist you are overjoyed with the notion that you are profiting from something you love. Read More …

N’Style with Handbag Designer DeOndra Jereé

She’s 21 and absolutely fearless when it comes to dictating her dream. Louisiana-bred and now New York based designer, Deondra Morris, debuted her handbag line, the DeOndra Jereé Collection, earlier this month –October 4th – and is currently living her dream. The Deondra Jereé fall/winter 2013 Collection is a luxury handbag line ranging from $128.00 Read More …

Jay-Z on Barneys Controversy: “I Move and Speak on Facts, Not Emotion”

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z — under increasing pressure to back out of a collaboration with the luxury store Barneys New York after it was accused of racially profiling two black customers — said Saturday he’s being unfairly “demonized” for just waiting to hear all of the facts. The rap mogul made his first statement Read More …

NIELSEN CELEBRATES 90 YEARS OF INNOVATION WITH CHICAGO EVENT

Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, welcomed more than 400 of Chicago’s business, media, government and community leaders to last night’s celebration of the Company’s 90th anniversary at the River East Art Center. Among those in attendance were Congressman Danny Davis; City Clerk Susana Mendoza; Susan Whiting, Read More …

Money, Who Needs It? You Do If You’re Going To Write A Book

                            By Walter M. Perkins Writing a book, once the impossible dream for many, is now a reality for many more due to technology and the many available how-to books on getting it done. Now comes veteran journalist Walter M. Perkins, with Read More …